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    Trevor Milton CEO of NikolaMassimo Pinca | Reuters Two women have come forward with formal sexual assault allegations against Nikola founder Trevor Milton, accusing the 38-year-old billionaire in complaints filed with Utah authorities of sexual abuse when both women were 15 years old. The accusations, stretching back more than 15 years ago, follow Milton's resignation as executive chairman of Nikola on Sept. 21 after short seller Hindenburg Research released a damning report detailing fraud allegations. The report has reportedly sparked inquiries into Milton and Nikola by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice. Through a spokesman, Milton "strongly denied" what he said were false allegations and declined to address the specific details of the women's complaints.  Since the Hindenburg...
    A veteran New Orleans police officer allegedly molested an underage girl whose sexual assault he was investigating, according to a report. Rodney Vicknair, 53, was arrested Friday on charges of sexual battery, indecent behavior with a juvenile and malfeasance in office after being accused of fondling the breasts and genitals of a 15-year-old girl while he looked into allegations that she was sexually assaulted by someone else, a source close to the matter told NOLA.com. Vicknair, a 13-year department vet, allegedly started texting the girl before visiting her house while not on the job, telling her how attractive she was and how much she aroused him, a source who spoke on condition of anonymity told the website. $20M SETTLEMENT REACHED IN...
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – The First Judicial District Attorney’s Office in Jefferson County announced charges against a man accused of sexually assaulting multiple women in the last six months. The DA’s office charged Joseph Van Eck with 18 counts of sexual assault, kidnapping, second degree assault and menacing. Van Eck faced a judge last week and was advised he faces such charges. The 32-year-old man was arrested on Sept. 18, and remains in jail on a $1 million cash bond. The DA’s office says a young woman called 911 after she was picked up in Denver and driven to the foothills in Jefferson County where she was sexually assaulted. That reported incident happened in April of 2020. Three more women...
    A second man has come forward to allege that he was sexually assaulted by former judge and current Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano. A lawsuit was filed accusing the on-air personality of sexual abuse, sexual assault, assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress in New Jersey state court on Monday morning. Through his attorney, Napolitano strongly disputed the allegations as “total fiction.” The Napolitano attorney called this a “copycat lawsuit” filed for “financial gain.” Content warning: In the graphic filing, Napolitano is repeatedly accused of making unwanted sexual advances and lording his status and power over a young waiter in order to extort sexual favors. The filing also accuses the former judge of attempting to rape and...
    A veteran New Orleans police officer allegedly molested an underage girl whose sexual assault he was investigating, according to a report. Rodney Vicknair, 53, was arrested Friday on charges of sexual battery, indecent behavior with a juvenile and malfeasance in office after being accused of fondling the breasts and genitals of a 15-year-old girl while he looked into allegations that she was sexually assaulted by someone else, a source close to the matter told NOLA.com. Vicknair, a 13-year department vet, allegedly started texting the girl before visiting her house while not on the job, telling her how attractive she was and how much she aroused him, a source who spoke on condition of anonymity told the website. Vicknair, who...
    London — As students return to college classes around the world, hundreds are sharing stories of alleged campus sexual assaults on Instagram. Anonymous accounts have been set up at more than two dozen academic institutions in the United States, England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, and they're being flooded with student allegations of rape, harassment, stalking, and other forms of sexual abuse by fellow students. "Our goal is to expose the reality of sexual abuse at our university as well as empower survivors to share their stories anonymously and safely," read the first post on St. Andrews Survivors, an account run by current and former students at the Scottish university. Since July 2, it has published over 130 accounts of sexual...
    LONDON (Reuters) - Crispin Odey, one of Britain's highest-profile hedge fund managers and political donors, pleaded not guilty in court on Monday to a charge of sexual assault. Odey, 61, was charged in May with indecently assaulting a woman in 1998. Appearing at Westminster Magistrates Court, the founder of Odey management spoke to confirm his name and address and deny the charge. Odey was one of the biggest donors to the successful campaign to leave the European Union, and donated 10,000 pounds ($12,767.00) to Boris Johnson during his campaign to become Prime Minister. His firm, based in London's Mayfair district and founded in 1991, is best known for the long-short European equity fund managed by Odey. ($1 = 0.7833 pounds)...
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An expelled Marshall University student was sentenced to at least 20 years of prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting another student. Joseph Chase Hardin, 23, was sentenced Friday to no less than 10 years but no more than 25 years for each count, meaning he will serve at least 20 years but no more than 50 years, news outlets reported. He was also sentenced to 30 years of supervised release. Hardin was convicted in August of two counts of second-degree sexual assault. Jurors also found him not guilty of two counts of sexual assault involving a second female student, news outlets reported. Hardin was previously convicted of a misdemeanor battery charge after a former Marshall...
    PORTLAND, Maine — The Cape Elizabeth School Department has agreed to remove any record of discipline against a student who posted a note about sexual assault in a bathroom last year, ending an almost yearlong lawsuit. Aela Mansmann, 16, sued the district when her high school suspended her for posting a note in a school bathroom last year that said: “There’s a rapist in our school and you know who it is.” The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, representing Mansmann, won a temporary restraining order to block the suspension. Mansmann filed a motion to settle the lawsuit and the school has agreed to remove any record of her suspension, the Portland Press Herald reported Thursday. A judge must...
    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An expelled Marshall University student was sentenced to at least 20 years of prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting another student. Joseph Chase Hardin, 23, was sentenced Friday to no less than 10 years but no more then 25 years for each count, meaning he will serve at least 20 year but no more than 50 years, news outlets reported. He was also sentenced to 30 years of supervised release. Hardin was convicted in August of two counts of second-degree sexual assault. Jurors also found him not guilty of two counts of sexual assault involving a second female student, news outlets reported. Hardin was previously convicted of a misdemeanor battery charge after a former Marshall...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police need the public’s help Friday to track down a person of interest in connection with a sexual assault and attempted murder in the Venice Beach area. (credit: LAPD) Kwan Dante Adams, 24, has been identified as a person of interest in connection with an attack on Sept. 8. He is also wanted on a felony warrant for robbery, according to the LAPD. The Sept. 8 attack happened in the area of Ocean Front Walk and Anchorage Street. LAPD detectives say they found an unconscious person suffering from severe head trauma lying on the ground outside of a restroom. No further details were released about the attack. Adams is described as a 6-foot-3, 200-pound Black man...
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Cape Elizabeth School Department has agreed to remove any record of discipline against a student who posted a note about sexual assault in a bathroom last year, ending an almost yearlong lawsuit. Aela Mansmann, 16, sued the district when her high school suspended her for posting a note in a school bathroom last year that said: “There’s a rapist in our school and you know who it is.” The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine, representing Mansmann, won a temporary restraining order to block the suspension. Mansmann filed a motion to settle the lawsuit and the school has agreed to remove any record of her suspension, the Portland Press Herald reported Thursday. A judge must...
    SAN ANTONIO – A man is accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl as she visited a friend’s home, according to San Antonio police. Lucas Villarreal, 24, was arrested Thursday on a charge of aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first-degree felony, according to Bexar County Jail records. An arrest affidavit revealed the girl went to her friend’s house on Wednesday and the sexual assault occurred in his bedroom. The girl told police everyone else in the house was in the living room. The following day, police said, the girl told her sister about the sexual assault and the sister then called 911. SAPD officers were able to locate Villarreal’s house based on the description the girl gave them,...
    The CEO of ViacomCBS was cleared by an independent investigation of an accusation of inappropriate touching dating back to 2016, it was revealed Thursday.  The accusation was made by a former Nickelodeon worker who claimed Bob Bakish, 56, touch her butt at a holiday party when he was still interim CEO of Viacom. The investigation comes less than a year after Viacom and CBS merged and Bakish was installed as chief over the merged company in December.  He ascended to the role after former CBS boss Leslie Moonves was terminated in 2018 over numerous sexual misconduct claims.   ViacomCBS CEO Bob Bakish was cleared of sexual misconduct claims by an independent investigation carried out by a firm hired by the company,...
    A 26-year-old man from Central Jersey accused of sexually assaulting two drunk women during parties at his house is facing new allegations from four more women, authorities said Wednesday. Eridson M. Rodriguez, Hamilton, was previously charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault and two counts of third-degree aggravated criminal sexual contact, Mercer County Prosecutor's Office spokesperson Casey DeBlasio said. He is now facing additional charges of aggravated sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual contact, DeBlasio said. Mercer County Superior Court, Judge Robert W. Bingham II granted Assistant Prosecutor Tim Ward’s motion to detain Rodriguez pending final outcome of his case, according to DeBlasio. Since his arrest, four additional victims have stepped forward and accused Rodriguez of similar crimes, DeBlasio...
    An Orange County worker was convicted Monday of placing his semen into a female co-worker’s water bottle and food jar and onto her computer equipment. Orange County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Roberts found Stevens Millancastro, a Palmdale resident, guilty of multiple counts of misdemeanor assault and battery and determined that he committed the crimes for sexual purposes. During the trial, Deputy District Attorney Laila Nikaien alleged that Millancastro, 30, was obsessed with his co-worker, and began to stare at her incessantly after she turned him down for a date. The woman asked her boss to tell Millancastro to stop, and when that didn’t work filed a formal HR complaint, the prosecutor said. The woman arrived to work several times to...
    A 54-year-old Oakland man who once taught at a Danville private school pleaded not guilty last week to charges that he sexually assaulted an underage girl seven years ago, authorities said. Raymond Engeszer, a former teacher at The Athenian School, made his first court appearance on Sept. 14, after being charged with two counts of sexual assault, said Scott Alonso, a spokesman for the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. One count accuses Engeszer of penetration with a foreign object, and the other accuses him of oral copulation of a person under 18. The alleged crimes occurred between June 6, 2013, and Sept. 18, 2013, authorities said. The investigation was led by Danville police, but authorities did not say immediately...
    An unemployed Hackensack man was charged with raping a pre-teen. Luis Gonzalez, 60, remained held Monday in the Bergen County Jail pending a first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said members of his Special Victims Unit and Hackensack police arrested Gonzalez, of Holt Street, on Friday after city police “received information that [he] engaged in sexual penetration with a juvenile under the age of 13 in Hackensack.” He’s charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment.
    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has awarded $15.9 million to Illinois agencies to fight domestic abuse, officials said. The money comes from the Violence Against Women Act. The funding has been awarded to 19 community agencies, from Chicago to the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis. Congress adopted the law 26 years ago, according to Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, both Democrats from Illinois. The law is intended to “prevent, combat, and investigate sexual assault and violence against women and support critical victims' services” such as counseling and housing assistance, the senators said. Durbin called the law a “lifeline for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.” He said home for victims is not the safe place...
    Aarti Bajaj, first wife of Anurag Kashyap, has come out in support of the filmmaker, who has been accused by Telugu actress for sexual harassment. On Sunday, Aarti took to her unverified Instagram account and posted a note describing the #MeToo allegations against Kashyap as the “cheapest stunts” she has seen till now. “First wife here… You are a rockstar @anuragkashyap10. Keep empowering women as you do and the safest place you create for all of them. I see it first hand with our daughter. There is no integrity left and the world is full of losers and no brains baying for blood of anyone who has a voice.” Kangana Ranaut Shares Sexual Harassment Horrors She Faced After Telugu Actress Accuses...
    Anurag Kashyap had quite a weekend we assume. The filmmaker is the newest name to get embroiled in #MeToo allegations and the lady in question here is a Telugu actress. She recorded a video saying Anurag had behaved inappropriately with her and the same has gone viral ever since. While the director has hit back at her, denying all her claims, the actress insists she was a victim and that she decided to speak up to make other girls wary. Anurag Kashyap Reacts to Sexual Assault Allegations Against Him by Telugu Actress; Denies the Accusations While Also Taking Digs at His Detractors in Hindi (View Tweets). In her recent interaction with E Times, when she was asked why she didn’t come...
    PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An armed sexual assault suspect was arrested after an hours-long standoff at a home in Plano on Friday, police said. Police said they responded to the 8100 block of Haning Drive in regards to a sexual assault at a residence. Arriving officers were met by the victim who told them the suspect was inside the home and was armed with a gun. According to police, the suspect refused to leave the home, which led to a response from SWAT and crisis negotiators. After hours of negotiation, police said a SWAT team took the suspect into custody. Mahmoud Dessouky mugshot (Source: Plano Police Department) The suspect, identified as 43-year-old Mahmoud Dessouky, was charged with aggravated sexual assault...
    Just some time back, a Telugu actress has made sexual harassment allegations against writer-director Anurag Kashyap. The actress took to Twitter to accuse the director. She had tweeted, “@anuragkashyap72 has forced himself on me and extremely badly. @PMOIndia @narendramodi ji, kindly take action and let the country see the demon behind this creative guy. I am aware that it can harm me and my security is at risk. Pls help!” She also spoke to a news channel about these charges, where she claimed that the director called her to his room, made her see an adult movie and acted obscenely with her. Anurag Kashyap Accused of Sexual Assault by Telugu Actress, Twitterati Trend #ArrestAnuragKashyap. In response, Anurag Kashyap also took to Twitter to...
    Anurag Kashyap has landed in fresh trouble. A Telugu actress has accused the filmmaker of sexual assault on Twitter. She has said that the filmmaker forced himself on her badly. She tweeted out to PM Narendra Modi and sought help. The actress called Kashyap a demon in the skin of a creative guy and expressed that she’s concerned about her safety. With that, the #MeToo movement has been relaunched in the Indian film industry. Twitterati has been calling out the filmmaker using the hashtag. Extending support to the alleged victim is also Kashyap’s former friend Kangana Ranaut. Rhea Chakraborty Claims’#MeToo Allegations Involving Sanjana Sanghi Destroyed Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mental Sanity (Details INSIDE). Kangana said that every voice matters, added the...
    Actress-activist Rose McGowan is blasting the left-wing media, especially the New York Times, for what she sees as their double standard when it comes to reporting sexual assault allegations against liberals versus conservatives. McGowan, who has accused Oscar-winning filmmaker Alexander Payne of sexually assaulting her when she was 15, noted that left-wing media outlets used the euphemism “sexual misconduct” to describe her alleged incident. By contrast, accusations against President Donald Trump like the one recently made by former model Amy Dorris, are labeled “sexual assault.” “When it’s Trump it’s ‘sexual assault,’ when a liberal director penetrates me at 15 it’s ‘misconduct.’ Not minimizing Amy Dorris’ experience, but these creeps, especially @nyt are so obvious in their bias they make me...
    A student journalist has been removed from her role at a college radio station after tweeting a link detailing the sexual assault allegations against Jacob Blake, the black man who was shot and paralyzed by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rae'Lee Klein, 21, had been the student station manager at Arizona State University's Blaze Radio broadcast station before her August 29 tweet provoked campus outrage. In a statement to DailyMail.com, Kristin Gilger, interim dean of ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism, denied that Klein had been 'fired' as station manager, adding that it was 'an ongoing situation' and that she remains a 'student employee.' Nonetheless, leaked emails from Gilger to Klein from earlier this week purport to show the dean telling...
    An Arizona State University journalism student became the latest victim of “cancel culture” when she was removed from her role at the school’s radio station for tweeting about Jacob Blake’s past accusations of sexual assault. Rae’Lee Klein, the 21-year-old former station manager of the student-run station, was first targeted last month when she tweeted a New York Post article revealing the details behind Blake’s arrest warrant. “Always more to the story, folks,” Klein tweeted on her personal account with a link to The Post’s story. “Please read this article to get the background of Jacob Blake’s warrant. You’ll be quite disgusted.” Speaking by phone Friday, the senior said as a woman she was “disgusted” by the Blake claims, which included...
    Harvey Weinstein was stripped of his British honorary award by Queen Elizabeth II. On Friday, the disgraced movie mogul had his honorary CBE award recognizing his contribution to the U.K. film industry removed. Weinstein, 68, was given the honor in 2004. The former Hollywood producer was convicted earlier this year of rape and sexual assault. He is serving a 23-year prison sentence. Accusations by dozens of women in 2017 led to the end of his career and helped spur #MeToo — a global movement demanding that powerful men be held accountable for their sexual misconduct. HARVEY WEINSTEIN'S EXTRADITION HEARING FOR SEX CRIME CHARGES IN LOS ANGELES DELAYED Harvey Weinstein was convicted earlier this year of rape and sexual assault against two women and sentenced to 23...
    Survivors continue to break their silence and share allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump. As of this report, more than 25 women have spoken up about the abuse they have faced at the hands of Trump. Who’s to say there aren’t more? In an interview with The Guardian published Thursday, a woman identified as Amy Dorris shared that she too was assaulted by Trump in his VIP box at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in 1997. The former model is speaking publicly about the assault for the first time which occurred when she was 24 years old. She is now 48. According to the interview, Trump grabbed Dorris as she came out of the bathroom and “shoved his tongue down” her...
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman with dementia, ruling that prosecutors didn’t have to prove whether he knew she couldn't consent to sex. A Pennington County jury in 2018 convicted Roger Jackson, now 73, of third-degree rape, which says it's a crime for any person to have sex with someone incapable of giving consent because of physical or mental incapacity. He appealed his conviction, saying the state should have had to prove that Jackson knew the victim wasn’t mentally capable of giving consent and that the state should have questioned the victim, the Argus Leader reported. The court this week decided that Roger Jackson...
    A woman has accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her at the 1997 U.S. Open in New York. In an exclusive interview with The Guardian, Amy Dorris said Mr. Trump groped various parts of her body and forced his tongue into her mouth outside a bathroom at the event.   The Guardian reported that Dorris has provided the outlet with evidence that she and Mr. Trump were attending the event together. The report includes several photos of Mr. Trump and Dorris together, including one in front of the area where the alleged assault took place. Mr. Trump has denied the allegations through his attorneys. Jenna Ellis, legal advisor to the Trump campaign, told CBS News that "the allegations are...
    US President Donald Trump has denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a former model in New York in 1997. Amy Dorris told the UK's Guardian newspaper that Mr Trump groped various parts of her body and forcibly kissed her as she came out of a bathroom at the US Open tennis tournament. Mr Trump's lawyers have denied the claims, branding it an "attempt to attack" him before the election. Multiple women have accused Mr Trump of inappropriate sexual misconduct. The president has denied all of the allegations against him. Ms Dorris, who was 24 years old at the time, said she watched matches with her then-boyfriend Jason Binn in Mr Trump's VIP box. She said she...
    Roger Sollenberger September 17, 2020 10:25PM (UTC) Former model Amy Dorris revealed in a new interview that she felt "sick" after President Donald Trump allegedly sexually assaulted her outside of the bathroom in his VIP box at the 1997 U.S. Open tennis tournament. "He just shoved his tongue down my throat, and I was pushing him off. And then that's when his grip became tighter, and his hands were very gropey and all over my butt, my breasts, my back, everything," Dorris told The Guardian in an exclusive interview. : "I was in his grip, and I couldn't get out of it," she said. "I don't know what you call that when you're sticking your tongue just down someone's throat, but I pushed it...
    President Donald Trump’s campaign denied allegations that Trump had sexually assaulted a model in 1997, calling the claim “totally false.” Ex-model Amy Dorris has accused the president of “assaulting her all over her body” at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in 1997 when she was 24-years-old, The Guardian reported Thursday. Dorris said Trump stuck his tongue down her throat and that she felt “violated” and “sick” afterwards, according to the Guardian. (RELATED: ‘I Want The Same Equal Treatment’: Biden Accuser Tara Reade Tears Into Media, Women’s Groups, Democratic Politicians) “The allegations are totally false,” Trump campaign legal advisor Jenna Ellis said in a statement to the Daily Caller News Foundation. “We will consider every legal means available to hold The Guardian accountable...
    Amy Dorris, a well-known former model, claims that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in 1997 during the US Open | 09/17/2020 | ionicons-v5-c07: 42 | Web Writing | President Donald trump adds a new scandal to be accused of sexually assault to ex-model Amy dorris, as he told The Guardian newspaper. According to the publication, the attack occurred during the US Open tennis of the year 1997, event in which both have a photograph together. Dorris, who was 24 at the time, told the newspaper that she felt « sick » and « raped. » « He just pushed his tongue down my throat and he was pushing her. And that’s when his grip tightened...
    A group of lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan bill named after slain Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillén on Wednesday that is designed to help victims report sexual assault and sexual harassment in the military. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House would vote on the legislation.  The "I Am Vanessa Guillén Act" was introduced by Democrat Rep. Jackie Spier of California and Republican Rep. Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma in a news conference alongside Guillén's family and other congressional members. It aims to allow service members to report sexual harassment and assault to a third party and make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice.  Congresswoman Jackie Speier(D-CA) and Veronica Escobar(D-TX) alongside Vanessa Guillen Family during a press conference...
    Yuri Gripas/ZUMA For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.A former model has accused President Trump of forcibly kissing and groping her while attending the 1997 US Open in Queens, New York. The alleged incident is the latest in at least 24 credible sexual assault allegations against Trump, ranging from similar accusations of unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Amy Dorris, who was 24 at the time, came forward to the Guardian with her account. She alleges that Trump assaulted her “all over her body” outside the bathroom to the tournament’s VIP box. Several people have corroborated Dorris’s account, according to the Guardian, including a friend she immediately confided to...
    Dorris said Donald Trump kissed and groped her at the 1997 U.S. Open tennis tournament. Donald Trump has been hit with yet another allegation of sexual assault, the Guardian reported on Thursday. Amy Dorris, a former model, said Trump kissed and groped her without her consent during the 1997 US Open tennis tournament in New York. She is at least the 42nd woman to accuse Trump of sexual assault or rape.
    A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) on Wednesday introduced the “I Am Vanessa Guillén Act” to reform the way the military handles sexual harassment cases after the murder of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén. The bill, spearheaded by Speier and Mullin, would allow for sexual harassment cases to be handled outside the military chain of command, which aims to eradicate situations in which a commander personally knows the perpetrators or victims and could not act impartially. The cases would instead be handled by a special prosecutor who reports to the deputy defense secretary. It would also make sexual harassment a crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, give military prosecutors the...
    President Trump's campaign denied a report that he sexually assaulted a former model at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in 1997, an allegation that was reported Thursday by The Guardian. Amy Dorris accused Trump of approaching her outside the bathroom in a box at the event, grabbing her, "assaulting her all over her body" and sticking his tongue down her throat, according to The Guardian. The publication reported that Dorris felt "sick" and "violated" after the alleged assault. "The allegations are totally false," Trump campaign legal advisor Jenna Ellis said in a statement. "We will consider every legal means available to hold The Guardian accountable for its malicious publication of this unsubstantiated story. This is just another pathetic attempt to attack President Trump...
    Nursing home transferring residents following COVID-19 outbreak at facility 9 Ways Trader Joes Changed the Way We Grocery Shop Who is Amy Dorris? Former Model Accuses Donald Trump of Sexual Assault A former model has come forward to accuse President Donald Trump of sexual assault in 1997. © Alex Wong/Getty President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press prior to his departure from the White House on September 15, 2020 in Washington, D.C. According to a recent Rasmussen Reports survey, Trump is now leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for the first time since early July. Amy Dorris, who was aged 24 at the time, alleges that Trump forced his tongue down her throat in his VIP box...
    September 16, 2020 – A group of congressmen led by Jackie Speier and Mark Mullin presented the bill “I am Vanessa Guillén Act” in honor of the soldier who died on April 22 at Fort Hood and the many survivors of sexual violence who have bravely emerged from it. of the disappearance and brutal murder of the 20-year-old military woman. The legislation, which has bipartisan support and could be put to a vote in a matter of weeks or by November. If passed, the law “will provide survivors with independent investigations into reports of both sexual harassment and sexual assault. It would also make sexual harassment a criminal offense in the military, helping to get to...
    A woman who accused a University of Wisconsin-Madison football player of sexual assault is suing the school over its decision to reverse his expulsion and allow him back on the team after he was acquitted.   Quintez Cephus was accused of sexually assaulting two 18-year-old women on the same night when they were drunk at his apartment in April 2018. Cephus was expelled from the university following an investigation that concluded he 'more likely than not' assaulted the two women.  He was acquitted of second and third-degree sexual assault charges following a jury trial last year.  Cephus was readmitted to the university the following month and rejoined the Wisconsin Badgers football team.  A woman who accused Quintez Cephus of sexually assaulting her is suing...
    HOUSTON, Texas — A twice-deported Honduran national is facing multiple felony charges including Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child and Aggravated Assault with Serious Bodily Injury. Police arrested the man as he reportedly prepared to flee to Honduras. On September 10, Jose Martinez-Lopez, a 42-year-old Honduran national, entered a residence in southwest Houston and allegedly sexually assaulted a girl under the age of 13, according to information obtained from Houston Police Department officials. He then reportedly cut the girl’s throat with a box cutter, court records obtained by Breitbart Texas indicate. Officials stated another little girl heard the victim’s cries for help. Martinez-Lopez then allegedly locked the girls in a room and set it on fire in an attempt to...
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen has inspired a bill — that the House will vote on — to overhaul the military justice system. Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under the measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday. Reps. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, said their bill would make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The bipartisan bill, which has at least 73 cosponsors, also would move prosecution decisions of sexual assault and sexual harassment cases out of the chain of command and instead...
    By ACACIA CORONADO and JAMES LAPORTA, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for a Texas soldier who was slain by a fellow soldier. Reps. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, said their bill would make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The bipartisan bill, which has at least 73 cosponsors, also would move prosecution decisions of sexual assault and sexual harassment cases out of the chain of command and instead go to a...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for a Texas soldier who was slain by a fellow soldier. Reps. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, said their bill would make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The bipartisan bill, which has at least 73 cosponsors, also would move prosecution decisions of sexual assault and sexual harassment cases out of the chain of command and instead go to a new chief prosecutor at each branch of the...
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for a Texas soldier who was slain by a fellow soldier. Reps. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, said their bill would make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The bipartisan bill, which has at least 73 cosponsors, also would move prosecution decisions of sexual assault and sexual harassment cases out of the chain of command and instead go to a new chief prosecutor at each branch of the...
    AUSTIN, Texas – Decisions on whether to prosecute members of the U.S. military for sexual assault or sexual harassment would be handled outside the chain of command under a measure members of Congress proposed Wednesday that is named for a Texas soldier who was slain by a fellow soldier. Reps. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, and Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, said their bill would make sexual harassment a crime within the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The bipartisan bill, which has at least 73 cosponsors, also would move prosecution decisions of sexual assault and sexual harassment cases out of the chain of command and instead go to a new chief prosecutor at each branch of the armed...
    The detention center in El Paso, Texas where a detained woman alleges she and others held were sexually assaulted and harassed in camera blind spots. (Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images) Loading the player... The Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is under scrutiny for another story of impropriety at one of its facilities.  On Monday, the United States government deported a “crucial” witness into allegations of sexual assault and harassment at a Texas detention center.  ProPublica and The Texas Tribune are reporting that the 35-year-old woman had been held at the center for about a year and told lawyers about a “pattern and practice” of sexual abuse at the facility.  Read More: Super Bowl champ Dwight Hicks accuses Michigan doctor...
    Emily Ratajkowski is accusing photographer Jonathan Leder of sexually assaulting her during a photo shoot at his home in the Catskills area of New York in 2012. The model and social media influencer made the claims in an essay for New York magazine, where she alleged Leder coerced her into posing naked for the shoot and provided her with red wine when she was 20 years old and an up-and-coming model. Ratajkowski, now 29, said the unpaid photo shoot for Darius magazine required an overnight stay and she was taken aback when she was made aware that the session would require her to model lingerie. EMILY RATAJKOWSKI SAYS SHE’S GOING THROUGH ‘AN EMOTIONAL AND MENTAL BATTLE’ WHILE IN QUARANTINE ...
    Conor McGregor has claimed his recent attempted sexual assault bust was a “set up” based on “vicious lies” — saying he is “crushed” but “will never kill myself,” according to reports. In a series of since-deleted social media posts, the UFA legend responded to critics and trolls over his arrest Friday in the South of France, writing, “I can’t go on like this man,” The Irish Post said. As fans expressed alarm over his mental health, the 32-year-old MMA star said in a follow-up post that he was “only just beginning the fight” against all the “vicious lies,” the Irish paper said. “I will never kill myself no matter how many wish for it,” he wrote, according to a screenshot...
    SAN JOSE – Two people were killed in a quintuple shooting near San Jose State University late Tuesday, police said. The shooting was reported on the 600 block of South 8th Street, two blocks south of the university, about 10 p.m., a San Jose Police Department spokesperson said in a tweet. A description of the suspect was not immediately available. Check back for updates. Related Articles Suspect sought in pair of sex crimes at Palo Alto parks San Jose: Suspect arrested in sexual assault at St. James Park San Jose: Club promoter arrested on suspicion of sexual assault Sunnyvale man arrested on suspicion of unlawful sexual intercourse with teen After boyfriend’s...
    Sharing her story. Emily Ratajkowski opened up a few 2012 picture shoot with photographer Jonathan Leder, whom she claims sexually assaulted her on the job. The 29-year-old mannequin penned a considerate essay for Vulture posted on Tuesday, September 15, dissecting her picture as a intercourse image within the public eye. As she mirrored on her profession, Ratajkowski recalled assembly Leder for a venture at his dwelling within the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York. Her agent, who she had been working with for 2 years on the time, instructed her to remain the night time with Leder when the shoot was over. “Once I regarded up Jonathan’s work on-line, I noticed just a few trend editorials he’d shot on...
    Emily Ratajkowski has accused photographer Jonathan Leder of sexually assaulting her during a photo shoot at his Catskills home in 2012 — claims he strongly denies. In a lengthy essay for NY mag published Tuesday, the 29-year-old model and actress wrote that her then-agent had her travel to Leder’s upstate home for an unpaid photo shoot for a magazine called Darius that required an overnight stay. Then an unknown 20-year-old model, Ratajkowski writes that upon arriving at Leder’s home she was surprised to discover she would be modeling lingerie. In an attempt to appear mature, she accepted the red wine he offered her throughout the evening. “I’d been taught that it was important to earn a reputation as hardworking...
    Emily Ratajkowski has accused photographer Jonathan Leder of sexually assaulting her throughout a photograph shoot at his Catskills residence in 2012 — claims he strongly denies. In a prolonged essay for NY magazine revealed Tuesday, the 29-year-old mannequin and actress wrote that her then-agent had her journey to Leder’s upstate residence for an unpaid photograph shoot for {a magazine} referred to as Darius that required an in a single day keep. Then an unknown 20-year-old mannequin, Ratajkowski writes that upon arriving at Leder’s residence she was stunned to find she can be modeling lingerie. In an try to look mature, she accepted the crimson wine he provided her all through the night. “I’d been taught that it was essential...
    NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island middle school teacher arrested after the first day of classes was arraigned Tuesday on multiple sexual assault charges involving a juvenile, authorities said. Matthew Moniz, 52, a teacher at Ricci Middle School in North Providence, was held without bail during a virtual arraignment in Providence Superior Court. Not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf. No defense attorney was listed in online court records. The charges against him are not related to his job as a teacher, North Providence Schools Superintendent Joseph Goho said in a letter to the school community. The alleged victim is not associated with a school, according to prosecutors. Moniz, of Barrington, was listed on the school's website...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at the Metro Red Line station in North Hollywood and holding her against her will may have more victims, according to Los Angeles police. (credit: LAPD) Cory Franklin, 33, was arrested July 17 at the station, at Lankershim Boulevard and Campo De Cahuenga. Police say Franklin watched a 57-year-old woman walk into the station, then “immediately approached and sexually battered her.” When she tried to escape, police say Franklin held her against her will. When she was able to get free, police say Franklin followed her, blocked her path and sexually battered her a second time. A witness to the assault yelled at Franklin, who stopped and...
    LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man convicted of breaking into a woman’s home and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. A Nelson County Circuit Court jury in February found Oscar James Vest, 66, of Covesville, guilty of aggravated sexual battery, object sexual penetration and breaking and entering for the attack at a Lovingston apartment complex three years ago. The Nelson County Times reports that Judge Frederick Watson upheld the jury’s recommended 18-year sentence earlier this month. Vest's sentencing came after three previous mistrials — one resulting from a deadlocked jury and two resulting from juries not being able to be seated. As part of his sentence, Vest is required to undergo sex offender treatment...
              FAIRFAX, Virginia (AP) — Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, a year after facing two allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax delivered a campaign speech at the Old Court House in Fairfax in northern Virginia. In February 2019, Fairfax faced calls for his resignation from fellow Democrats after two women publicly accused him of sexual assault. Meredith Watson, who attended Duke University with Fairfax, said he raped her in 2000. Vanessa Tyson, a California professor, said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex when they both attended the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004. Fairfax has denied the allegations and accused the women of being part...
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax declared his candidacy for governor following a scandalous term as the state's second in command. Fairfax, a Democrat, announced on Saturday that he would be running for governor less than two years after he was accused of sexual assault by two women. Fairfax has denied the allegations and told the Associated Press that he would not let a "smear campaign" stop his gubernatorial dreams. "The voters are incredibly smart. They see through this kind of destructive, politically motivated kind of politics. And they are ready to move to higher ground," Fairfax said. In February 2019, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was ensnared in a racism scandal after a yearbook photograph resurfaced showing his...
    Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax, who has been accused of sexually assaulting two women, formally announced that he is running for governor Saturday. Two women accused Fairfax, who became lieutenant governor in 2017, of sexual assault in February 2019, according to Fox5. Fairfax’s former classmate at Duke University, Meredith Watson, accused him of raping her in 2000, and California professor Vanessa Tyson accused him of forcing her to perform oral sex on him at the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston, the publication reported. Fairfax denied both allegations and said they are part of a “smear campaign,” according to Fox5. He has not responded to requests for comment from the Daily Caller News Foundation. (RELATED: ‘I Want The Same Equal Treatment’:...
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, who battled sexual assault allegations from two women, has announced he will run for governor in 2021. Fairfax has denied the allegations by the women — Dr. Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson — who claim he raped them during separate incidents in the 2000s, characterizing their claims as a “smear campaign” against him. The Democrat would become the state’s second black governor after L. Douglas Wilder if elected. His accusers are also black. He told the Associated Press that he thinks voters are ready to move on as the sexual scandal faded from the headlines in the two years since the women first made the allegations. “The voters are incredibly smart. They see through this...
    UFC chief Dana White says Conor McGregor can call him for help after the Irishman's arrest for alleged sexual assault and indecent exposure. The Notorious, 32, was surrounded by cops at the Port of Calvi, on the French island of Corsica on Friday morning. 4Conor McGregor was arrested for alleged sexual assault and indecent exposure on Friday morning in Corsica 4UFC chief Dana White says the Notorious can call him if he needs help An investigating source has since revealed the claims about McGregor relate "to an incident involving a young woman in a bar in Calvi very late last Sunday evening," referring to September 6. "The accused had been drinking heavily around the Marina, and is said to...
    UFC legend Conor McGregor is awaiting the review of evidence that could determine his fate in the midst of his most recent scandal. French authorities are reviewing the results of “key physical tests” in the case against 32-year-old McGregor, who stands accused of sexual assault and indecent exposure while vacationing on an island in the south of France. “Key physical tests were carried out on the suspect, but the results will not be known until after the weekend,” an investigating source said on Sunday via The Sun. “These tests are of a routine nature following incidents like this, but they take time, to make sure there is no doubt about them.” The authorities are also reviewing video evidence obtained from...
    UFC legend Conor McGregor is awaiting the evaluate of proof that would decide his destiny within the midst of his most up-to-date scandal. French authorities are reviewing the outcomes of “key bodily assessments” within the case in opposition to 32-year-old McGregor, who stands accused of sexual assault and indecent publicity whereas vacationing on an island within the south of France. “Key bodily assessments have been carried out on the suspect, however the outcomes is not going to be recognized till after the weekend,” an investigating supply mentioned on Sunday through The Solar. “These assessments are of a routine nature following incidents like this, however they take time, to ensure there is no such thing as a doubt about them.”...
    Conor McGregor is waiting for the results of ‘key physical tests’ and ‘the examination of film evidence’ before learning whether he will be re-arrested over alleged sexual assault and indecent exposure. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star was taken into police custody on the French holiday island of Corsica last Friday following a complaint from a young woman. She has claimed the 32-year-old Irishman assaulted her and showed off his manhood following a heavy drinking session in the upmarket port town of Calvi on September 6. McGregor was released on Saturday without charge, but the criminal case is still active and he could be summoned before a magistrate later this week. Conor McGregor (pictured left and right in...
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, a year after facing two allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax delivered a campaign speech at the Old Court House in Fairfax in northern Virginia. In February 2019, Fairfax faced calls for his resignation from fellow Democrats after two women publicly accused him of sexual assault. Meredith Watson, who attended Duke University with Fairfax, said he raped her in 2000. Vanessa Tyson, a California professor, said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex when they both attended the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004. Fairfax has denied the allegations and accused the women of being part of a “smear campaign” to end his...
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, a year after facing two allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax delivered a campaign speech at the Old Court House in Fairfax in northern Virginia. In February 2019, Fairfax faced calls for his resignation from fellow Democrats after two women publicly accused him of sexual assault. Meredith Watson, who attended Duke University with Fairfax, said he raped her in 2000. Vanessa Tyson, a California professor, said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex when they both attended the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004. Fairfax has denied the allegations and accused the women of being part of a “smear campaign” to end his...
    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax formally kicked off his campaign for governor Saturday, a year after facing two allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax delivered a campaign speech at the Old Court House in Fairfax in northern Virginia. In February 2019, Fairfax faced calls for his resignation from fellow Democrats after two women publicly accused him of sexual assault. Meredith Watson, who attended Duke University with Fairfax, said he raped her in 2000. Vanessa Tyson, a California professor, said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex when they both attended the Democratic National Convention in Boston in 2004. Fairfax has denied the allegations and accused the women of being part of a “smear campaign” to end...
    He couldn’t kick his way out of that cage. A romantic vacation in the south of France ended with a jolt last week when Irish mixed martial arts legend Conor McGregor was taken into police custody and questioned in Corsica on allegations of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, prosecutors said Saturday. McGregor, 32, was arrested on Thursday after a complaint was filed earlier that day, according to the French newspaper Le Monde. He is denying the allegations — the details of which have not been released — and had not been charged as of late Saturday. The fighter’s French lawyer, Emmanuelle Ramon, called the complaint against McGregor “abusive.” But authorities in Corsica contend it is the former two-division UFC...
    He couldn’t kick his way out of that cage. A romantic vacation in the south of France ended with a jolt last week when Irish mixed martial arts legend Conor McGregor was taken into police custody and questioned in Corsica on allegations of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, prosecutors said Saturday. McGregor, 32, was arrested on Thursday after a complaint was filed earlier that day, according to the French newspaper Le Monde. He is denying the allegations — the details of which have not been released — and had not been charged as of late Saturday. The fighter’s French lawyer, Emmanuelle Ramon, called the complaint against McGregor “abusive.” But authorities in Corsica contend it is the former two-division UFC...
    Mixed martial arts legend Conor McGregor was detained by police in Corsica, a French island in the Mediterranean, on Saturday on suspicion of sexual assault and indecent exposure, per multiple reports. No details of the reported incident were made available other than it occurred Thursday in a bar in the town of Calvi in Corsica. A court official in Bastia, Corsica, confirmed McGregor’s arrest to the Agence France-Presse. “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing facts likely to be qualified as attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing … under the custody regime,” according to a statement from the prosecutor’s office in Bastia. MORE: McGregor announces latest retirement from MMA after UFC 250...
    Trump will visit California on Monday for briefing on devastating wildfires The best burger and fries in your state McGregor detained in connection with alleged sexual assault Former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor was taken into custody in Corsica on Saturday amid allegations of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure. © Reuters/MIKE BLAKE 62nd Grammy Awards – Arrivals – Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 - Conor McGregor Officials in Corsica, a French island territory in the Mediterranean, confirmed his detainment in a statement to AFP. "Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing facts likely to be qualified as attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing ......
    Former two-weight Ultimate Fighting Championship winner Conor McGregor was arrested in France for alleged sexual assault and indecent exposure while at a bar in Corsica, as the Mirror reported. McGregor was prepping for a trip from Corsica to Monaco to raise awareness for water safety, but his trip was cut short after he was nabbed by officers. The 32-year-old was traveling alongside Princess Charlene of Monaco and his fiance Dee Devlin to embark on the 112-mile trip, which included an 80-mile water bike dash, but will no longer be able to participate after his arrest. “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor...
    Newly retired UFC star Conor McGregor was allegedly arrested on a popular island south of France earlier this week for attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, reports say. A Corsica court official confirmed the arrest in a statement to AFP, TMZ Sports reported. According to the official, the alleged incident took place Thursday. CONOR MCGREGOR IS ENGAGED TO LONGTIME GIRLFRIEND DEE DEVLIN “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services,” the statement read. No further details about the incident were immediately known. A spokesperson for McGregor told TMZ Sports on Saturday that he...
    A famous mixed martial artist was placed into police custody in the French island of Corsica on suspicion of attempted sexual assault. Irish Ultimate Fighting Champion Conor McGregor was arrested and brought before a hearing on charges of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, prosecutors alleged. “Conor McGregor vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct. He has been interviewed and released,” McGregor's spokesman told the New York Post, adding that McGregor was interviewed by police and later released. “Following a complaint filed on Sept. 10 denouncing facts likely to be qualified as attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing … under the custody regime,” read a statement produced by the prosecutor’s office...
    CONOR McGregor has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure by French police, according to reports. The UFC star, 32, vigorously denies the claims after he was held by cops early yesterday following an incident in a bar in Corsica. 5Conor McGregor and his fiancee Dee Devlin are seen in the port of Calvi, Corsica yesterdayCredit: Goff Photos 5The 32-year-old is pictured in Corsica alongside Dee earlier this weekCredit: Instagram @thenotoriousmma 5McGregor seen relaxing with a whiskey this week in CorsicaCredit: Instagram @thenotoriousmma He was held just hours before he was due to take part in a 80-mile water bike dash from Corsica to Monaco as part of a campaign to highlight water safety. A statement...
    Conor McGregor was reportedly taken into police custody in Corsica. According to TMZ, McGregor was taken into custody Saturday on the French island and questioned “over an allegation of attempted sexual assault.” (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) on Sep 5, 2020 at 2:56pm PDT According to the same TMZ report, prosecutors said, “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services.” A rep for McGregor told TMZ the UFC superstar denies the...
    Getty UFC famous person Conor McGregor was positioned in police custody in Calvi within the French island of Corsica, in line with Agence France-Presse (AFP). A press release shared with AFP by police states that McGregor has been accused of indecent publicity and tried sexual assault in a September 10 incident. The total assertion has been translated by Straits Instances, and reads: “Following a criticism filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could possibly be described as tried sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr Conor Anthony [McGregor] was the topic of a listening to by the gendarmerie companies.” Native French media reviews that the incident occurred in a bar. In a press release to...
    Conor McGregor arrested for alleged attempted sexual assault. It appears that the former two-division UFC champion, Conor McGregor, has gotten into trouble yet again as news has broken he’s been arrested for an alleged attempted sexual assault in Corsica, France. McGregor denies all allegations. “Conor Mcgregor vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct,” a rep told TMZ on Saturday. “He has been interviewed and released.” McGregor has been vacationing in France on a yacht with fiancée, Dee Devlin and their two children. Agence France-Presse received an official statement from French courts about the incident which took place on either Thursday or Friday at a bar. “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual...
    Mixed martial arts legend Conor McGregor was placed in police custody in Corsica Saturday, facing charges of  sexual assault and indecent exposure, reports said. “Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing facts likely to be qualified as attempted sexual assault and indecent exposure, Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing … under the custody regime,” said a statement from the prosecutor’s office in the Corsican city of Bastia, sent to AFP. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship winner, 32, is vacationing on the French island with fiancee Dee Devlin and their two children, according to reports. He announced his retirement from the sport in June. Filed under conor mcgregor ,  sexual assault ,  ultimate fighting championship ,  9/12/20
    Getty UFC superstar Conor McGregor has been placed in police custody in Calvi in the French island of Corsica, according to AFP. A statement shared AFP by police states that McGregor has been accused of indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault in a September 10 incident. The full statement has been translated by Straits Times, reading: “Following a complaint filed on Sept 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr Conor Anthony Mac Gregor was the subject of a hearing by the gendarmerie services.” McGregor is currently retired from mixed martial arts. He last fought in the UFC in January when he defeated Donald Cerrone by TKO in the main event...
              Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced in a press release Friday the formation of a new cold case unit. Yost said in the release “we can make a difference, even when years have passed since a murder or sexual assault,” and told citizens to “consider how DNA testing advances have unmasked, time and time again, violent criminals who got away with living among us for too long.” The Cold Case Unit (CCU), will be housed within the state’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) and will utilize a multi-faceted approach using multiple investigative resources and techniques. The unit was formed with the hope that by using modern criminal evidence gathering and analysis the CCU...
    Fox News analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano was sued Friday in Manhattan by a man who claims Napolitano sexually assaulted him in 1988 while presiding over his criminal case in New Jersey. Law & Crime reported: According to the complaint obtained by Law&Crime, in 1988, Napolitano lured Charles Corbishley to his New Jersey home under false pretenses and forced him to perform oral sex. At the time, Napolitano was the judge presiding over Corbishley’s case on charges of criminal arson. His lawyer, Robert Hollis, was allegedly a self-described “friend” of Napolitano’s and successfully moved to have the case brought under his purview. Hollis then purportedly arranged for Corbishley to do yard work at Napolitano’s Hackensack residence–presumably in exchange for judicial leniency....
    Warning: details included in this story are graphic. Former judge and current Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano was sued for sexual assault, battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress in Manhattan federal court on Friday. Napolitano says the charges are completely false. According to the complaint obtained by Law&Crime, in 1988, Napolitano lured Charles Corbishley to his New Jersey home under false pretenses and forced him to perform oral sex. At the time, Napolitano was the judge presiding over Corbishley’s case on charges of criminal arson. His lawyer, Robert Hollis, was allegedly a self-described “friend” of Napolitano’s and successfully moved to have the case brought under his purview. Hollis then purportedly arranged for Corbishley to do yard work...
    A South Carolina man has filed a sensational, $10-million lawsuit against longtime Fox News personality Andrew Napolitano, aka The Judge, accusing the former New Jersey Superior Court jurist of “forcibly sodomiz[ing] and sexually assault[ing]” him when he was a 20-year-old criminal defendant more than three decades ago, and then using his judicial power to reduce the young man’s sentence as a way of ensuring his silence. More recently, the lawsuit alleges: “In a brazen attempt to intimidate Plaintiff and stop him from filing this lawsuit,” Napolitano, now 70, “reached out to law enforcement authorities and made completely false criminal accusations against Plaintiff,” telling police “that Plaintiff had made threats of violence against him. These claims were outright fabrications. Plaintiff never...
    MILAN (AP) — Police in southern Italy have arrested four men and are investigating another four on suspicion of sexually assaulting two British girls at a villa where a party was being held, authorities said Friday. The vacationing 15-year-old girls, who spoke no Italian, met the male suspects at the party they attended with the adult sister of one in the southern province of Matera. Police said two of the young Italian males won their trust by acting in a friendly manner while also taking advantage of the girls' “altered state” from consuming alcohol. As the party of about 50 people went on inside the villa, the adult sister lost sight of the girls, investigators said. Private surveillance video released...
    The U.S. Marshals Service tracked down and apprehended a 22-year-old Oklahoma man accused of filming the sexual assault of a 6-month-old baby. Brice Gage Watkins had dodged law enforcement for more than two weeks after being charged with one felony count of distribution of child pornography and three counts of lewd acts with a child under the age of 12 on Aug. 14. The U.S. Marshals Service joined the search for Watkins earlier this week and tracked him to a "known associate's residence" in Texas, according to a press release from the agency. Watkins sexually assaulted a 6-month-old baby in Enid, Oklahoma, and filmed the assault, police said. He then posted the video to social media. The Oklahoma...
    MILAN – Police in southern Italy have arrested four men and are investigating another four on suspicion of sexually assaulting two British girls at a villa where a party was being held, authorities said Friday. The vacationing 15-year-old girls, who spoke no Italian, met the male suspects at the party they attended with the adult sister of one in the southern province of Matera. Police said two of the young Italian males won their trust by acting in a friendly manner while also taking advantage of the girls' “altered state” from consuming alcohol. As the party of about 50 people went on inside the villa, the adult sister lost sight of the girls, investigators said. Private surveillance...
    SAN JOSE – Detectives are investigating a sexual assault at St. James Park in downtown San Jose, and they believe there may be other victims, police said Thursday. The assault was reported at the park on Wednesday, said San Jose police Officer Steven Aponte in a news release. Aponte said a suspect, identified as 41-year-old Tacuma Bashir, was arrested nearby. Bashir was booked into Santa Clara County jail on a charge of sexual assault. He is being held without bail at the Main Jail in San Jose, according to online jail records. Bashir is known to frequent the downtown area, said Aponte, adding that “detectives assigned to the case conducted follow-up that led them to believe there may be additional...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Jose man has been arrested on a sexual assault charge and police believe there may be other victims. Officers who responded Wednesday to a 911 call of a sexual assault at St. James Park and identified a suspect, 51-year-old Bashir Tacuma nearby. According to police, Tacuma is homeless man known to frequent the downtown area of San Jose. Tacuma was arrested and booked into the Santa Clara County Jail. Since then, detectives assigned to the case uncovered information leading them to believe there may be additional victims. Anyone with information about this case, or other cases involving this suspect, was asked to contact Detectives L. Tindall or B. Wolf of the San Jose...
    A 54-year-old Philadelphia man who abducted a woman walking along a Mount Laurel highway last year, has admitted to sexually attacking her, authorities said. Donald Cramer, Jr., of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to a first-degree attempted sexual assault charge on Thursday in Superior Court, according to Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina. The victim was a woman in her 50s from Marlton, Coffina said. Cramer Jr. will be sentenced to 18 years in state prison under his plea agreement, Coffina said. Cramer's plea was entered before Superior Court Judge Gerard H. Breland in Mount Holly. Breland scheduled sentencing for Dec. 10.  Cramer was indicted last September on charges he kidnapped, robbed and tried to sexually assault the woman who had just missed...